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Former officer admits dealing drugs on duty

ROANOKE – A former Pulaski police officer admitted Friday that he not only sold, but also bought, methamphetamine inside his police car while on duty. Christopher Franklin Bond, 32, of…

New River man charged in drug search

A New River man was arrested on drug charges Thursday night when the local drug task force executed a search warrant at his home. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis said…

Toddler survives drug ingestion

A Pulaski woman is in custody on a charge of felony child neglect after her three-year-old child ingested liquid methadone allegedly left unsecured in a kitchen. According to Pulaski Police…

NRV Airport begins runway rehab

Congressman Rick Boucher (D-Virginia) joined area officials at the New River Valley Airport in Dublin Monday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the runway rehabilitation project. The process for this project…

Pulaski prohibits open air burning

Dry weather prompted the Town of Pulaski to issue a ban on open air burning. As a result of the ban, no open air burning is permitted within the town…

Pulaski council faces $400,000 dilemma

Should the Town of Pulaski use some of its urban transportation funds to make improvements to Exit 94 outside the town limits, or wait for the state to improve the…

Mercury continues to rise

A few months ago, our region was battling one of the harshest winters in recent memory. The hillsides were buried under snow for months and households struggled to maintain warm…

Pulaski history goes on sale Thursday

If you’re looking to get your hands on a piece of history from the November 2008 Pulaski train station fire, Thursday is your chance. Nearly 850 items being removed from…

Two area parks ranked among nation’s best

Claytor Lake State Park was ranked by Active.com as the top park in the United States for picnic areas, according to a recent ranking of state parks released by the…

Heat taking toll on grass crops

Unless we get some significant rainfall in the next few weeks, Pulaski County crops could start to suffer, according to Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agents Matthew Miller of Smyth County…